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House burns after struck by lightning in Maryland

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A two-alarm fire started by a lightning strike from a thunderstorm late Friday night engulfs a home north of Frederick, Md., early June 30. The fire was reported at about 11:45 p.m., Friday during a storm system that went through the area. There were numerous reports of trees and power lines down in the area from the storms.

More coverage of the storms.

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With more triple-digit heat in the forecast, millions of people in the Mid-Atlantic area were without power on Saturday after violent storms with 80-mph gusts toppled trees, cut power lines and killed six people in Virginia alone.

A deadly overnight storm uprooted trees around Washington, D.C., and left hundreds of thousands of people without power. NBC's Mike Viqueira reports.